Taxon  Report   4671 
Lepidium densiflorum  Schrad.
Common pepper grass,  Common pepperweed
Lepidium densiflorum
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Lepidium densiflorum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Lepidium densiflorum
© 2013 John Doyen
Lepidium densiflorum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Lepidium densiflorum
© 2014 Robert Sikora
Genus: Lepidium
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Lepidium densiflorum var. densiflorum
PLANTS: Lepidium texanum
PLANTS: Lepidium ramosum
PLANTS: Lepidium pubecarpum
PLANTS: Lepidium neglectum
PLANTS: Lepidium elongatum
PLANTS: Lepidium densiflorum var. typicum
PLANTS: Lepidium densiflorum var. pubecarpum
ICPN + PLANTS: Lepidium densiflorum var. ramosum
ICPN: Lepidium densiflorum var. pubicarpum
ICPN + PLANTS: Lepidium densiflorum var. macrocarpum
ICPN + PLANTS: Lepidium densiflorum var. elongatum
ICPN: Lepidium virginicum var. californicum
More information about  Lepidium densiflorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 20, 2018).

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